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GFI Group Leverages Excel-Based Reporting Tool - OAUG Insight feature story

5 April 2011
OAUG Insight, the official publication of the Oracle Applications User Group featured an article in the spring 2011 edition on how GFI leverages Excel-Based reporting tools, specifically GL Wand for improved decision making and Orace EBS Financial Reporting. GFI Group provides wholesale brokerage services, electronic execution and trading support products in a multitude of global over-the-counter cash and derivatives markets. The company is headquartered in New York and employs more than 1,700 people throughout the world to provide services and products for over 2,400 institutional clients, including leading banks, corporations, insurance companies and hedge funds. The article was authored by Marco J. Meirinho, the Director of the Financial Operations Group for GFI Group, an OAUG member company.
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    J Raffensberger (MBA), Corporate Controller, Glatfelters

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